C.J. Dippre has already made his mark in the LFC with one year left to play. On offense, he played quarterback and tight end over the past couple seasons and has rushed 757 yards and 14 touchdowns. Dippre also threw for 2,186 yards and 19 touchdown passes. Add on 12 receptions for 211 yards and he has contributed in many different ways. On defense, he has accumulated 103 tackles, 26 tackles for loss, 2 interceptions, 4 fumble recoveries and 2 forced fumbles from the defensive end position.
Dippre was named the 2019 NPF Lackawanna Football Conference Division III Defense Player of the Year and also a first-team defensive lineman. He was named to the 2019 NPF All-District team. Dippre was also given recognition by EasternPaFootball.com as a first-team defensive specialist. In 2018, he was named NPF Lackawanna Football Conference Division III first-team quarterback. Dippre will play primarily tight end and defensive end his senior season and recently committed to the Division 1 FBS University of Maryland to play tight end.
Lakeland coach Dave Piwowarczyk on Dippre: “C.J. is a very hard working student-athlete. He was named a team captain as a Junior, showing leadership qualities. C.J. is very dedicated to any goals he sets and tries to achieve them sooner than later. He is also a team player, playing any position needed to help us win.”